Books

book cover photo of director Michael Curtiz book cover art photo of Charles McGraw

Blu-ray Discs

Alan contributed numerous commentaries and special feature appearances for a variety of Blu-ray© and DVD classic film releases.

Several recent releases include documentary featurettes produced by TVP Enterprises, Alan’s production company that he co-founded with filmmakers Steven C. Smith and Patrick Francis.


Blu-ray cover art featuring stylized Nina Foch and George Macready behind bars illustrated Blu-ray disc cover art featuring Brian Donlevy, Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd in The Glass Key illustrated cover of Blu-Ray Disc featuring Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix in The Blue Dahlia cover art for Blu-ray disc featuring illustrated Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, Robert Preston in This Gun for Hire Blu-ray cover art illustrated Franchot Tone Ella Raines Phantom Lady

Upcoming Events

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2:00 pm Los Tallos Amargos + Interview w... @ Million Dollar Theater
Los Tallos Amargos + Interview w... @ Million Dollar Theater
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Los Tallos Amargos + Interview with Alan K. Rode - June 8 2019, Million Dollar Theater @ Million Dollar Theater
“Los Tallos Amargos” at the Million Dollar Theatre Los Tallos Amargos (1956) Saturday, June 8, 2 p.m. Million Dollar Theatre, downtown L.A. 307 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013 Directions to Million Dollar Theater (Google[...]
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all-day AKR Interview for Screening of “... @ Castro Theatre
AKR Interview for Screening of “... @ Castro Theatre
Jul 20 all-day
AKR Interview for Screening of "Curtiz" at San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - July 20, 2019 @ Castro Theatre
Special Screening of “CURTIZ” with Interview of Alan K. Rode The 39th Annual San Francisco Jewish Film takes place July 18 – August 4th, 2019. Screenings will be at San Francisco’s famed Castro Theatre and[...]
Sep
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all-day NOIR CITY, CHICAGO – September 6... @ Music Box Theatre
NOIR CITY, CHICAGO – September 6... @ Music Box Theatre
Sep 6 – Sep 12 all-day
NOIR CITY, CHICAGO - September 6-12, 2019 - Music Box Theater @ Music Box Theatre
11th Anniversary NOIR CITY CHICAGO Alan K. Rode co-hosts a sterling line-up of classic film noir (to be announced — please check this space) which once again will be held at Chicago’s’ gorgeous Music Box[...]
Hollywood’s Great Deluge

Hollywood’s Great Deluge

TCM will be broadcasting NOAH’S ARK on April 4, 2018 that will commence a month long spotlight on the films of director Michael Curtiz. Here is some background on the making of the film adapted from MICHAEL CURTIZ A LIFE in FILM   Michael Curtiz signed a contract with...

Michael Curtiz: He’s No Angel

Michael Curtiz: He’s No Angel

Beverly in Movieland Book Review by Beverly Gray March 23, 2018 To those of us who are fascinated by early Hollywood, director Michael Curtiz has always been a puzzlement. He was born Manó Kaminer, began his professional life as Mihály Kertész, and (once...

The Versatility, Vitriol and Vision of Michael Curtiz – Book Review

The Versatility, Vitriol and Vision of Michael Curtiz – Book Review

Book Review by Mark Burger January 24, 2018 MICHAEL CURTIZ: A LIFE IN FILM by Alan K. Rode. Published by University Press of Kentucky. 630 pages. $50 retail.   Given his many classic films – which include Angels With Dirty Faces (1938), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)...

NOIR TALK – Alan K. Rode Interview

NOIR TALK – Alan K. Rode Interview

Episode 11: Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film, with Alan K. Rode Film Noir Foundation charter director and treasurer Alan K. Rode joins us to discuss his new biography of Michael Curtiz, one of classic Hollywood's greatest directors. We start with Curtiz's early life and...

Books

book cover photo of director Michael Curtiz book cover art photo of Charles McGraw

Upcoming Events

Jun
8
Sat
2:00 pm Los Tallos Amargos + Interview w... @ Million Dollar Theater
Los Tallos Amargos + Interview w... @ Million Dollar Theater
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Los Tallos Amargos + Interview with Alan K. Rode - June 8 2019, Million Dollar Theater @ Million Dollar Theater
“Los Tallos Amargos” at the Million Dollar Theatre Los Tallos Amargos (1956) Saturday, June 8, 2 p.m. Million Dollar Theatre, downtown L.A. 307 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013 Directions to Million Dollar Theater (Google[...]
Jul
20
Sat
all-day AKR Interview for Screening of “... @ Castro Theatre
AKR Interview for Screening of “... @ Castro Theatre
Jul 20 all-day
AKR Interview for Screening of "Curtiz" at San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - July 20, 2019 @ Castro Theatre
Special Screening of “CURTIZ” with Interview of Alan K. Rode The 39th Annual San Francisco Jewish Film takes place July 18 – August 4th, 2019. Screenings will be at San Francisco’s famed Castro Theatre and[...]
Sep
6
Fri
all-day NOIR CITY, CHICAGO – September 6... @ Music Box Theatre
NOIR CITY, CHICAGO – September 6... @ Music Box Theatre
Sep 6 – Sep 12 all-day
NOIR CITY, CHICAGO - September 6-12, 2019 - Music Box Theater @ Music Box Theatre
11th Anniversary NOIR CITY CHICAGO Alan K. Rode co-hosts a sterling line-up of classic film noir (to be announced — please check this space) which once again will be held at Chicago’s’ gorgeous Music Box[...]

Books

book cover photo of director Michael Curtiz book cover art photo of Charles McGraw

Blu-ray Discs

Alan contributed numerous commentaries and special feature appearances for a variety of Blu-ray© and DVD classic film releases.

Several recent releases include documentary featurettes produced by TVP Enterprises, Alan’s production company that he co-founded with filmmakers Steven C. Smith and Patrick Francis.


Blu-ray cover art featuring stylized Nina Foch and George Macready behind bars illustrated Blu-ray disc cover art featuring Brian Donlevy, Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd in The Glass Key illustrated cover of Blu-Ray Disc featuring Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix in The Blue Dahlia cover art for Blu-ray disc featuring illustrated Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, Robert Preston in This Gun for Hire Blu-ray cover art illustrated Franchot Tone Ella Raines Phantom Lady

Blu-ray Classics

blu-ray disc cover art for classic noir film The Man Who Cheated Himself featuring Jane Wyatt and Lee J. Cobb Raw Deal cover art photo cover of Blu-Ray Disc Too Late for Tears featuring Lizabeth Scott and Dan Duryea photo cover of Blu-ray Disc Casablanca 70th Anniversary featuring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman photo cover of Blu-ray Disc for T-Men featuring Dennis O'Keefe cover art for Blu-ray Disc The Breaking Point featuring Wallace Ford